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At Calvary – Ep 12 – Trust in the Lord… During a Pandemic?

We are in the middle of what our medical experts call a global pandemic. That means that there is a viral outbreak spreading across the globe. Yes, I am talking about the coronavirus. Our topic today: what does trusting the Lord look like during such an event? Continue reading

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Trust… The Foundation of Peace

What type of peace does Jesus offer? Is it simply the absence of hurt or struggles? No. He offers more. It is a peace of the soul that surpasses struggles. It is also a life of peace that we must choose. Continue reading

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Keep Trusting the Bible

The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times. Psalm 12:6   Sometimes, I think that we run from criticism about our faith.  We don’t want to sound foolish, or … Continue reading

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Will We Simply Abide?

We want to know if God is happy with us. We want to know that we are secure in our relationship with Him. We want to know that He is not going to change His mind about us. How can we know that? The New Testament has this suggestion: abide in Him. Continue reading

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Promises Get Us Through the Day

When God says something, do we believe it? I don’t mean when He declares right and wrong. I hope that we would say of course we believe Him there. I am talking about believing what He says that He will … Continue reading

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God is Dependable – What does that Mean?

When you think about trust, who is it that you truly trust? Yes, sometimes we have to lean on people who will disappoint us, but we don’t trust them, do we? It is necessity, not trust, that makes us lean … Continue reading

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The Myth of Security (Part 2)

A profound phenomenon accompanies our problems and struggles – worry. When problems break through our ineffective strategies to be safe, worry is usually our companion. I had written a couple of weeks ago that we would talk about trust in … Continue reading

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The Myth of Security (Part 1)

Storms. Here in central Iowa we have had plenty of them lately. It doesn’t matter if it is wind, rain, hail, or flood waters, they all surprise us with their power. It doesn’t even really matter how often it happens, … Continue reading

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The Protection of Living by Grace

  As we have been studying Galatians in worship at church, I have been really wrestling with the question of living by grace. As a Christian I am very familiar with being saved by grace. The question I often have, … Continue reading

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Fear & Hope

Fear is all around us. We watch scary movies. We are afraid because of terrorists, diseases, and natural disasters. We are afraid for our children, our parents, ourselves. So when we read in the Scriptures to not be afraid, it … Continue reading

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